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Software licensing

At NHS-R we all support open source software. R itself is open source. So is RStudio. CRAN packages are open […]

Learned from Community

How many instant message notifications do you get a day? We get message notifications for conversations we have with others, […]

A thank you note to NHS-R Community

By Zoë Turner, Senior Information Analyst (Clinical Development Unit) The less said about 2020 the better, but I want to […]

Two-Way Business Intelligence – Partnering Shiny and SQL to Capture Insights in Performance Reporting

Performance and operational reporting is one of the key functions of the Information team at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. […]

Hexitime is shortlisted as a finalist for the HSJ Partnership Awards 2021

Hexitime has been shortlisted for Best Not for Profit Working in Partnership with the NHS at the HSJ Partnership Awards […]

The NHS-R Community and Hexitime – Our 1st month of collaborating

Last month at our annual event we announced an exciting partnership between the NHS-R Community and the collaboration platform Hexitime. At the conference […]

NHS-R Community Conference – organisers’ perspective

WoW – that’s the best description we can come up with for our third NHS-R Conference 2020 which took place […]

NHS-R Community Conference 2020

Originally appeared on: https://johnmackintosh.net/blog/2020-11-23-nhsrcommunity3 The 3rd NHS-R Community Conference wrapped up a week ago last Friday, and was a hugely […]

NHS-R 2020 Week Long Conference – so much great content, so little time to catch it all…

Originally appeared on: https://hutsons-hacks.info/nhs-r-2020-annual-conference and https://www.r-bloggers.com/2020/11/nhs-r-2020-week-long-conference/. The NHS-R conference concluded, and I am emotional that it has ended. There were […]

NHSr – Rguably the Best Conference in the World

The 2020 vintage was my first time at an NHSr Community event, and boy was it impressive. Being the year […]

Announcing a new NHS-R + Hexitime partnership

It all began with one member of the NHS-R Community, reaching out and asking how she could get someone more […]

NHS-R Book Club

Nujcharee Haswell Data Scientist Apprentice, North Yorkshire County Council “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience; this is a […]

NHS-R Member Profile – Robin Hinks

R is a powerful tool for manipulating health and care data and a lot can be learned from sharing our […]

Annotating SPC plots using annotate with ggplot

Annotating SPC plots using annotate with ggplot Statistical Process Control (SPC) charts are widely used in healthcare analytics to examine […]

Forecasting R (Virtual) Workshop – the pupil’s perspective

I saw on the NHS-R Community slack channel that the much sought after Forecasting R Workshop led by Bahman Rostami-Tabar […]

We need you: share your COVID-19 work on NHSE/I’s regular mini-huddle series

COVID-19 has placed the value of data and analytics at the fore. This has meant an unprecedented focus on the […]

phsmethods: an R package for Public Health Scotland

by Jack Hannah Background On Wednesday 1st April 2020, Public Health Scotland (PHS) came into being. It was formed as a result […]

SPC Charting in R

Divisional Information Specialist, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust By Christopher Reading For some time the Information Department at Worcestershire Acute […]

Forecasting R Workshop Blog

The first of a series of weekly blogs on Forecasting R for participants and a wider audience. Please click on […]

Our first ever NHS-R webinar!

We ran our first ever NHS-R webinar on Wednesday 19th February and it went down a storm! Chris Mainey facilitated […]

Towards open health analytics: our guide to sharing code safely on GitHub

This post was originally published on medium.com but has kindly been re-posted to the NHS-R community blog. In September 2019, […]

NHSRdatasets meets runcharter

This post was originally published on johnmackintosh.com but has kindly been re-posted to the NHS-R community blog. Background The NHSRdatasets package made […]

Don’t Repeat Yourself!

One of the greatest benefits of using R over spreadsheets is that it's very easy to re-use and re-purpose code. Learn how to write functions to further improve your code re-usability and cut down on errors.

How NHS-R Community do The Apprentice…

By Zoe Turner One of the tasks on the Apprentice a number of years ago was for the contestants to […]